Gov Election 2023: Catholic priest leads in Benue governorship race

Rev. Fr. Hyacinth Alia

The governorship candidate of the All Progressive Congress in Benue State, Rev Fr Hyacinth Alia, is leading in the governorship race following results released by the Independent National Electoral Commission. No fewer than 11 local government areas’ results have so far been released by the electoral commission. The Catholic priest is leading in eight local … Read more

Bible of priest who smuggled Charles II out of England to go under the hammer

For free real time breaking news alerts sent straight to your inbox sign up to our breaking news emails Sign up to our free breaking news emails The bible of the priest who smuggled King Charles II out of England during the Civil War is set to fetch thousands at auction. Father John Huddleston’s bible … Read more

What makes Peter Obi role model – Catholic Priest, Fr Kelvin

A Nigerian Catholic missionary priest serving in Gambia, Rev Fr Kelvin Ugwu, has said the candidate of the Labour Party in the just concluded presidential election, Peter Obi’s unique approach to issues has placed him as a role model to several Nigerians. In a post on his official Facebook page, Fr Kelvin, a staunch supporter … Read more

ANALYSIS: Can Catholic priest help APC reclaim Benue State from PDP?

The catchphrase ‘Yes, Father’ has gained currency in Benue State as a maverick Roman Catholic priest bids to dislodge the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from power in the state. Hyacinth Alia, 56, ditched his cassock last year and emerged as the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state. The PDP has … Read more